1592–1670
Jan Amos Komenský

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Born: March 28, 1592, Niv­ni­ce, Mo­ra­via.

Died: No­vem­ber 15, 1670, Am­ster­dam, Ne­the­rlands.

Buried: Co­me­ni­us Mu­se­um, Naar­den, Ne­ther­lands.

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Comenius was the son of Mar­tin Ko­men­ský and An­na Chme­lo­vá. His par­ents be­longed to the Mo­ra­vi­an Breth­ren.

He is re­mem­bered as a phi­lo­so­pher, pe­da­gogue and the­o­lo­gian, and served as the last bi­shop of the Mo­ra­vi­ans’ Un­i­ty of the Breth­ren.

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